15-16 Orientation Welcome to Petoskey High School! Welcome to Petoskey High School! Full Value Agreement Work as A TEAM Be Safe (Physically and Emotionally) Speak Up Freshmen Mentoring Upperclassmen mentor our freshman to help with transition Contact Mentees throughout year for support Tour students/help first day(lockers, bus, finding classes) Events: Meetings, Gift exchange, Cocoa and Cram, Spring Lunch on the Lawn, Sunshine and study time Liaison between students and administration/Counselors Introduce mentees to extra curricular activities Help to welcome and acclimate our new students to PHS! Mentors: Orientation/First Weeks Orientation Scavenger Hunt: Main Areas, Lockers (Prizes), Important Goals Mentors/Mentees: Get to Know/Q&A Pictures Parents meet in the Cafeteria and can walk through schedule after ppt and tour First Friday- Meeting during 2nd hour Mentor Touch Base Important info for Students FVA- Expectations Second Friday BLUE CREW (wear tee shirts!) Throughout the year: Personal contact info with mentors, positive acts of kindness, lunches, activities, events. PHS Info! *Follow us on twitter (or Via Text message) @PHSNorthmen (PHS twitter) @petoskeyschools (District Twitter) @CnewsPHS (Counseling Office twitter) Text: “Follow PHSNorthmen” to 40404 Data E- rates apply! Newsletters (check Junk mail folder) Bi-monthly Website (check PS email accuracy) http://www.petoskeyschools.org/ Power School: emails/updates Administrative Staff Principal Mrs. Stewart Stewart.firstname.lastname@example.org @PHSNorthmen Assistant Principal- Mr. Byram Athletic Director/Asst. Principal- Mr. Wedge Dean of Students- Mr. Hewitt Counseling Staff Sophomores and Seniors : Ms. Kolodziej 231-348-2205 email@example.com Freshman and Juniors: Ms. Frentz 231-348-2206 firstname.lastname@example.org Keys to Success Attendance Have to be at school to LEARN Be here and Be on time! Involvement 18 teams, 22 extra programs, AP courses, Fine Arts, 10 CTE programs Something for everyone- Meet people! Homework Plan your time, and keep up your motivation Strive for EXCELLENCE! This is YOUR future! Keys to Success- Continued Academic Power School Checks Progress Reports Talk to teachers Follow Awareness Protocol We are here to stop problems BEFORE they start If you have an issue, talk to an adult for help Teacher Counselor Administration Follow “Full Value Agreement” All Students/Staff/Parents abide by this agreement Be Safe, Speak Up, Work as a TEAM Extra Curricular Activities Sports Vocal Music Bella Voce Madrigals Instrumental Music Football, Basketball, Golf, Wrestling, Volleyball, Skiing, Tennis, Swimming, Soccer, Track, Cross Country, Baseball, Softball…. Pep Band Jazz band Marching band Steel Drums Key Club Debate HOSA Skills/USA VICA FFA DECA NHS Robotics Equestrian Team FCCLA Quiz Bowl Drama Plays Musicals Student Leadership Student Council Mentoring Visual Arts Dance Team Anime Club Skateboarding Activity Fees (Pay to Participate) 2011 Petoskey began a non-refundable activity fee for participation in Athletics and Activities. $100 / activity with a MAX of $200 / student / year MS/HS Family has a MAX of $300 / year. Reduced Lunch participants are $50 / activity with a MAX of $100 / year. Free Lunch participants are free. Course offeringsVocational/Career tech Botany/Agricul tural Science Business Technology Accounting Finance Drafting Interior Design Medical Architectural /Engineering Drafting Computer Science Auto Technology Marketing Retailing Occupations Health Education Beginning Woods Building Trades Foods/Hospital ity AP/Honors PHS has MANY opportunities for higher level coursework English/Composition, English Literature Micro and Macroeconomics Biology Government, U.S. History Calculus With Advanced Placement Courses you can: Earn College credit-Save money/time Let colleges know your academic level Learn techniques to better prepare you for college 25% of our students currently take AP course work! Dual Enrollment/NCMC PHS partners with North Central Michigan College to offer more enrichment courses Courses can be taken in the nearby NCMC campus Contact your counselors for course offerings North Central Now! Petoskey Early College Cohort of 25 (application only) Dual enrollment starts 10th grade year 2 NCMC courses a semester 11/12th gr 5th year completely at NCMC, graduate with Diploma AND Associates degree! PHS Points of Pride! Graduation rate 20% higher that State average! ACT composite score 21.0 (over state avg) 1,257 CTE courses were taken last year 326 ECA/Dual enrollment 93% daily attendance rate Class Variety- CTE, Fine Arts, AP, Honors, Online MANY opportunities for involvement: clubs, sports, leadership…. Student Leadership Maintaining and Building a positive School climate is VERY important at PHS Full Value Agreement: Be Safe, Speak Up, Work as a Team Recognizing Good Student behavior and rewards Northmen Pride Award People’s Choice Awards Mentoring program- Freshmen PHS student leadership/ student council R-Squad PHS Information- Basic Attendance: Call Main Line 348-2160 or Ms. Henley -2105 Closed Campus Dress Code Cell Phones No tank tops Skirts/shorts- finger tip length No midriff or see through clothing Disruptive/offensive No interruptions to instructional time or cause for disruption Security Main Office Entrance only entry point sign in main office Drop off Pick Up-Front of the building Security Cameras New Information- PHS Anishinaabemowin- Native language class levels 1 and 2 P.E. Waiver (need 1.0 credit of PE) 4 yrs of band- .5 credit waived 2 seasons of PHS sport (Not club)- .5 credit waived New Information- PHS New Teaching/support staff Mr. Lennon- Eng. Ms. Jakeway- Med. Occ Mr. Henning- Soc. Studies Ms. Liebler- Drafting/Design Mr. Kevin Starkey- P.E. Ms. Lieberman- Media Specialist Ms. Halfacer- Title VII Parent Support-Involvement The correlation between parent support and student success is research supported! You are one of the BIGGEST contributors to student achievement! Communication is KEY- twitter, website, email! Student Concerns- Chain of Communication Teacher/Coach Counselor Administrator PS3 (Parents Supporting Students and Staff)meetings at 7 in the PHS media Center! First Thursday of the month (10/1) Upcoming Events! Open House 9/15 7-8:30 pm Home Football Games 9/4 Homecoming Spirit Week: 9/2810/2 Homecoming Parade/Game: 10/2 Homecoming Dance 10/3 Petoskey High School We strive for Excellence Academic Offerings Student Involvement Athletics Fine Arts High Expectations! Stay focused and motivated to do your BEST! GO NORTHMEN!